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Looking Hot while Staying Cool: Liquid Nitrogen at the Club

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17/10/2014

You feel the pulse of the music and the energy of the crowd around you.  The beat is infectious and before you know it you are on the dance floor moving your body and having a good time. As the rhythm builds and your hips shake, one thing is holding you back and preventing you from fully enjoying the night.  You are just too hot. You left your house looking like a million bucks and now ...

Google to test flying wind turbines in Hawaii

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14/10/2014

According to reports, the company has selected a site on Hawaii where it hopes to develop and test its latest innovation. Makani Power, which Google acquired last year and absorbed into its Google X division, is running the project and has designed lightweight kites that can harness energy from high-altitude winds. Alden Woodrow, Google X business team lead, visited Hawaii earlier this month to ...

3E Company Extends Collaboration with The Chemical Daily

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15/10/2014

3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd., publisher of the daily Japanese industry trade publication The Chemical Daily. As a result of the agreement, The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd., and its Chemicaldaily Regulatory Info-Center ...

Nova: nothing ‘average’ about this sound level meter

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20/10/2014

Advanced integrating sound level meter Nova is the latest range of advanced integrating sound level meters designed specifically for safety professionals by Pulsar Instruments, expert manufacturer and global retailer of noise measurement equipment since 1969. This handheld integrating sound level meter is available as a Class 1 or Class 2 instrument and is the ...

HORIBA Scientific To Offer Free Webinar on the Application of Spectroscopic Parameters in Evaluation of Water Quality

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18/10/2014

HORIBA Scientific, a global leader in fluorescence spectroscopy systems, is pleased to be offering a free webinar on the challenges of evaluating water quality. The webinar, entitled, “Application of Spectroscopic Parameters in Evaluation of Water Quality,” will be offered on Thursday, November 13th, at 8:00am PST/10:00am CST/11:00am EST. It will be moderated by Laura Bush, Editorial ...

Public Misperception Complicates Discussion About Fracking Regulations, Panelists Say

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15/10/2014

Public confusion over the practices involved in hydraulic fracturing has complicated efforts to study and regulate aspects of the process, according to environmental and industry advocates. “Hydraulic fracturing has evolved to mean a lot more things than fracturing open a rock,” Jason Hutt, a partner at Bracewell & Giuliani, said during a panel discussion at the American Bar ...

Multi-million pound waste management plant in Deeside

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18/10/2014

The plans to build a multi-million pound waste management facility in Deeside have been submitted to Flintshire County Council. If given the go ahead, the energy recovery facility’ – known as Parc Adfer – will be constructed on the former steelworks site and will generate enough electricity to power 30,000 homes. The multi-millions pound management plant will incinerate more ...

Sustainable waste gas treatment using a combination of ozone-based advanced oxidation process and a wet scrubber

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16/10/2014

ESCO International supplied an advanced oxidation system (AOP) to treat an industrial gas effluent in a refinery plant Both the public and local regulatory authorities are highly sensitive to odour nuisance. Odour problems originate from the use of chemicals and solvents in industries such as foundries, electronics, chemicals, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals but also from sewage treatment ...

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